Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Fresh Thinking, Healthy Eating with Pita Pit

Pita Pit was recently featured on ezCater. Recently data has shown that 40 percent of consumers are likely to visit a restaurant if it offers healthy options, like Pita Pit. At Pita Pit we strive to offer fresh and healthy products made with a healthful focus in mind. Find out how we partnered with nutrition analysis company Healthy Dining to develop customizable sandwiches in the 300-450 calorie range. Also find out how Pita Pit is expanding across the nation and targeting corporate catering.  You can read the article by clicking here, or you can continue below.




Recent data shows that 40% of consumers are more likely to visit a restaurant if it offers healthy options. In response, many major brands—including Subway and McDonald’s—have added low-calorie selections to their menus. Fast-casual chain Pita Pit takes healthy eating a step further. In 2013, they partnered with nutrition analysis company Healthy Dining to develop customizable pita sandwiches in the 300-450 calorie range. Pita Pit’s ingredients contain no additives or preservatives, and they back up their health-centric brand culture at every store: none of their locations use fryers or convection ovens; everything is grilled. How’s that for forward-thinking food?


Continue reading the article here.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Eat Healthy in 2015 with Pita Pit

Pita Pit was recently featured on WKRG Take 5. Carlos Serrano from Pita Pit was in the WKRG Take 5 studio to talk about how viewers can maintain flavor while eating healthy in the New Year. Carlos went through the six different pitas that Pita Pit offers that are all under 500 calories and how viewers can make similar items at home. Furthermore, Carlos talked about the fun giveaways that they offer to guests and the food truck that they drive around town to bring pitas to customers. 



You can see the entire “Pita Pit: Pita Builds” segment here. 

Friday, January 16, 2015

Keep Your New Year's Resolutions with Pita Pit

Pita Pit was recently featured on News 10 NBC Today – WHEC TVRochester, the segment was titled, “Keeping your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier.” The video features six pitas less than 500 calories to let fans eat great and watch their weight. Watch as Judy Pennington from Pita Pit walks us through how to make the pitas. You can read the article by clicking here, or you can continue below.




We are in the first full week of 2015 and for those of you who are trying to stick to your resolution to eat healthier, we have some options for you!

Judy Pennington of the Pita Pit joined Rebecca Leclair on News10NBC Today to showcase six new, low-calorie pitas. She also explained how you can build your own and keep your calorie count low. Press play on the video player.


Friday, January 2, 2015

Ridgeland's The Township soon will have Pita Pit

Pita Pit were recently featured in an article in The Clarion-Ledger titled, "Ridgeland's The Township soon will have Pita Pit". The article announces that Pita Pit will soon be opening in Ridgeland, and describes the menu items that will be available. You can read the full article by clicking here or you can begin below.

"Ridgeland's The Township soon will have Pita Pit"
By Nell Luter Floyd



The Township at Colony Park in Ridgeland will sport the metro area's second location of Pita Pit.

Maulik Patel, franchisee, opened the metro area's first Pita Pit in November 2013 in a 600-square-foot space at the food court at the Outlets of Mississippi in Pearl.

Patel plans to open the Ridgeland location, which is across from Sombra Mexican Kitchen and in a strip of businesses that include Metropolitan Bank, Super Shakes and Sportique apparel in early March.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Fast-casual restaurant Pita Pit to open near UTSA in January

Pita Pit were recently featured in an article in the San Antonio Business Journal titled, "Fast-casual restaurant Pita Pit to open near UTSA in January". The article announces that Kam Mehta will be opening the first Pita Pit in San Antonio, as well as future locations across the city. Click here to read the article or begin below.

"Fast-casual restaurant Pita Pit to open near UTSA in January"
By Stephanie Guzman

Pita Pit

San Antonio's first Pita Pit restaurant is set to open in January at the Shops at Prado, near the university of Texas at San Antonio Main Campus. 

Kam Mehta, a general contractor and developer, is opening the franchise, which is his first restaurant. 

Mehta said he chose the 1,500-square-foot space on UTSA Boulevard and Roadrunner Way because it's close to plenty of hungry students who are also health conscious.

Pita Pit's motto is "fresh thinking and healthy eating." The fast-casual restaurant allows customers to choose from a variety of lean meats and vegetables to build a customizable pita. The restaurant also serves breakfast pitas with eggs. The Idaho-based company has about 500 locations in 11 countries.





Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Ephrata Pita Pit owner is 'Rookie of the Year'

Pita Pit were recently featured in an article on the Columbia Basin Herald titled, "Ephrata Pita Pit owner is 'Rookie of the Year'". The article begins with franchisee Pam Leseman's new found media fame since winning her Rookie of the Year award, and how she got involved with Pita Pit. The article provides information about Pam's community involvement and how Pam's Pita Pit is in the smallest city that the brand exists in. You can read the article by clicking here or begin below.


"Ephrata Pita Pit owner is 'Rookie of the Year'"
By Justin Brimer




EPHRATA - Pam Leseman said she feels like a celebrity. The long-time Ephrata resident recently won the Rookie of the Year Award for her new Pita Pit franchise store. She said she fielded telephone calls on Monday morning from media outlets across the country.

She has spent nearly a lifetime in the restaurant and catering industry and said her decision earlier this year to jump from management to ownership was the right call at the right time.

Leseman formerly managed the Ephrata Subway. When their corporate office laid her off and much of her staff in April 2013, she decided to open her own store in town.

"I guess I decided on Pita Pit after three people came up to me in the same day and said, you know you should open a Pita Pit here.," she said.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Introduction of Flex Improves Business For Pita Pit

Pita Pit were recently in an article on "The Flat Hat" titled, "Introduction of Flex Improves Business For MOOYAH, Pita Pit". The article discusses how the Williamsburg Pita Pit has been added to the college's meal plan. The article begins with a little background on Pita Pit being added to the student meal plan where students can use Dining Dollars and the success they've since seen. You can read the full article here or begin below.

"Introduction of Flex Improves Business for MOOYAH, Pita Pit"
By Amelia Lucas



Sodexo USA has brought many changes to the College of William and Mary this semester, but based on the number of Dining Dollars students are using, the addition of Tribe Square restaurants to the meal plan might be the most beloved new change.

Alpen Patel, the owner of Williamsburg MOOYAH and Kim Twine, the owner of Pita Pit, have both noticed an increase in business from College Students

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